Funding upkeep of Augusta’s cemeteries – possibly by privatizing one of them – was on the minds of three Augusta commissioners and the mayor Friday.
Augusta’s abandoned jail has a bright future – in the film business.
Support for halting the planned demolition of the former county jail to use it for movie productions appears to be growing, but Augusta commissioners took no action on it Tuesday after a heated exchange.
Augusta commissioners restored longevity pay for the city’s highest-paid workers at a Wednesday budget work session.
The Augusta Commission and Mayor Hardie Davis will work on group dynamics and goal-setting at a Friday retreat.
The Region 6 EMS Council returned the ball to Augusta’s court Thursday now that litigation between the council and Augusta EMS provider Gold Cross is over.
Changes for Augusta tourism agencies in 2020 include a visitor’s guide makeover, a focus on adaptive sporting events and doing more to promote the legacy of James Brown.
The Augusta Commission put a gateway sculpture project on hold for “community input” expected to further emphasize golf and moved forward Tuesday with tearing down the old county jail recently popular with Hollywood filmmakers.
The availability and turnover of downtown Augusta parking spaces was ranked the highest priority during recent sessions held for the public and stakeholders in a proposed pay-to-park system.
The lack of a business model and uncertainty around Phase 2 of Riverfront at the Depot continue to stop one Augusta commissioner from supporting the estimated $93 million development.